CASTLE ROCK, Colo. An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman considered a person of interest in phone calls that may have sparked a raid on a Texas polygamist group after she didn't show up in court on the charges of violating probation.
Rozita Swinton of Colorado Springs failed to show up for a hearing in Douglas County District Court on Monday afternoon for one of two false-reporting cases against her in Colorado.
Court administrator Lori McKager says an arrest warrant has been issued for Swinton.
Swinton's attorney, David Foley, couldn't immediately be reached by telephone for comment. He wasn't in the courtroom.
There is no telephone listing for Swinton.
Swinton is accused of violating her probation stemming from her 2007 guilty plea for telling police she was a 16-year-old girl who was suicidal after giving birth.
Authorities have linked her to a phone number used to call a Texas crisis center that may have led to the raid where more than 460 children were removed from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Yearning for Zion ranch in Eldorado, Texas.
The 33-year-old Swinton faces jail time if found guilty of violating probation.